Former Thai PM placed under house arrest

Yingluck Shinawatra and dozens of prominent politicians placed under military supervision.

    Thailand's former Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, has been detained a day after a military coup, which the army insists was necessary to restore peace and order.
     
    Meanwhile, in a show of force on the streets, soldiers have quickly dispersed protesters who gathered to demand elections.
     
    Al Jazeera's Veronica Pedrosa reports from Bangkok.


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